School of Learning and Teaching

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Our Mission: Generate knowledge. Inspire learners. Transform education.
Child Development and Family Relations minor
Our Vision: The School of Learning and Teaching aspires to create a world of local and global communities of engaged, thoughtful learners and skilled, dedicated educators.

Undergraduate Programs

University of Maine’s College of Education and Human Development prepares teachers and other professionals to be outstanding practitioners and enthusiastic role models for lifelong learning. Our undergraduate programs emphasize a diverse liberal arts background, the latest technology, academic specialization, professional training and field experiences.

The college’s teacher preparation programs are approved by the Maine Department of Education and accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. After successfully completing graduation requirements and the state-required examination, graduates in elementary education, secondary education, early childhood education, and physical education are recommended for Maine provisional teaching certificates.

For more information about undergraduate programs, contact:

Mary Mahoney-O’Neil, Associate Dean for Academic Services
207.581.2412 | maryellen.mahoneyoneil@maine.edu


Graduate Programs

Consistently ranked among the top graduate schools for education by U.S. News & World Report, the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development offers master’s degrees, Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degrees, and doctoral degrees.

For more information about graduate programs, contact: Jo-Ellen Carr, Administrative Assistant for Graduate Records 207.581.2444 | joellen.carr@maine.edu.